Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Winter

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Little Rock, Arkansas


Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, volunteer emergency medical technician; U.Va. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, tax preparer; The Oculus Journal of Undergraduate Research, editor; Virginia Fencing Club; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, summer research assistant; Echols Scholar; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Raven Society; Phi Beta Kappa

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